Requirements of students for video-annotations in lecture recordings

Rüdiger Rolf (virtUOS, Universität Osnabrück, Osnabrück, Germany)
Hannah Reuter (virtUOS, Universität Osnabrück, Osnabrück, Germany)
Martin Abel (virtUOS, Universität Osnabrück, Osnabrück, Germany)
Kai-Christoph Hamborg (virtUOS, Universität Osnabrück, Osnabrück, Germany)

Interactive Technology and Smart Education

ISSN: 1741-5659

Publication date: 9 September 2014

Abstract

Purpose

Improving the use of annotations in lecture recordings.

Design/methodology/approach

Requirements analysis with scenario based design (SBD) on focus groups.

Findings

These seven points have been extracted from the feedback of the focus groups: (1) Control of the annotation feature (turn on/turn off). (2) An option to decide who is able to see their comments (groups, lecturer, friends). (3) An easy and paper-like experience in creating a comment. (4) An option to discuss comments. (5) An option to import already existing comments. (6) Color-coding of the different types of comments. (7) An option to print their annotations within the context of the recording.

Research limitations/implications

The study was performed to improve the open-source lecture recording system Opencast Matterhorn.

Originality/value

Annotations can help to enable the students that use lecture recordings to move from a passive watching to an active viewing and reflecting.

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Citation

Rolf, R., Reuter, H., Abel, M. and Hamborg, K. (2014), "Requirements of students for video-annotations in lecture recordings", Interactive Technology and Smart Education, Vol. 11 No. 3, pp. 223-234. https://doi.org/10.1108/ITSE-07-2014-0021

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Publisher

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Emerald Group Publishing Limited

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